Former MISERY INDEX Man To Provide Vocals For Next PSYCHOTOGEN CD

Baltimore-based technical death metal band PSYCHOTOGEN have recruited Mike Harrison (ex-MISERY INDEX) to provide vocals and lyrics for the band's upcoming second release, "The Calculus of Evil". PSYCHOTOGEN had previously planned on using DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN frontman Greg Puciato on the forthcoming CD, a plan which has since been abandoned. PSYCHOTOGEN will record "The Calculus ...

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PASSENGER: First Music Posted Online

Sweden's PASSENGER, the new project featuring IN FLAMES vocalist Anders Friden, ex-TRANSPORT LEAGUE drummer Patrik J. Sten, GARDENIAN guitarist Niclas Engelin (ex-IN FLAMES), and HEADPLATE bassist Håkan Skoger, have posted a track called "In Reverse" at this location. "In Reverse" comes off the group's forthcoming, self-titled effort, due in late April through Century ...

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Former MASTER Drummer Resurfaces In The Revamped DIAMOND REXX!

Bill Schmidt, former drummer for the Illinois-based death metal pioneers MASTER, has resurfaced in the revamped lineup of DIAMOND REXX. DIAMOND REXX, whose roots go back to the cock-rock days of the mid-'80s and who once packed venues around the country, reformed in 2001 and issued a comeback album, "The Evil", last November through Phoenix, ...

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Second Lawsuit Filed In GREAT WHITE Concert Tragedy

A second lawsuit was filed today in connection with the GREAT WHITE concert tragedy fire in Rhode Island — this one on behalf of a young girl who lost her 27-year-old mother in the blaze which took 99 lives, according to The Providence Journal. The lawsuit, filed on behalf of Zoe Jean Kingsley, the 6-year-old ...

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BEWKENHEIMER Part Ways With Bassist, Announce Replacement

Worcester, Massachusetts' BEWKENHEIMER (formerly DR. BEWKENHEIMER), who feature in their ranks GEEZER/LD/50 vocalist Clark Brown, have parted ways with bassist Matt Cole and have replaced him with Brendan Cheever (ex-CONTROLLED AGGRESSION). The group, who recently added a second guitarist in the shape of Dan Bongiorno (also ex-CONTROLLED AGGRESSION), are working on the material for the ...

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SUNRIDE Set Release Date For 'Through The Red'

Finland's SUNRIDE have set a May 19 European release date through People Like You Records for their second album, "Through The Red". The CD, which was recorded at Studio Watercastle in Jyväskylä with producer/engineer Arttu Sarvanne, will contain the following track listing: 01. Hey Boy (You Don't Make A Man) 02. Spiral Sense 03. Under ...

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DREAM THEATER Drummer Forms BEATLES Tribute Band

For his May 17 appearance at the Modern Drummer Festival, DREAM THEATER drummer Mike Portnoy has assembled a one-off lineup of musicians to fulfill one of his dreams of playing in a BEATLES tribute band. The project will be called YELLOW MATTER CUSTARD and will feature Mike Portnoy, Matt Bissonette and Neal Morse. Due to ...

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SETHIAN: Sound Clips Posted Online

Finland's SETHIAN, the band featuring current FINNTROLL frontman Tapio Wilska, have posted several new MP3 clips via their official web site at this location. The three tracks — "Dream Domain", "Epitaph" and "Nothing Is True" — come off the group's forthcoming debut CD, "Into The Silence", due on April 14. The album, which ...

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